Serenity Ridge News
Stupas, or chorten in the Tibetan language, are an important part of Bön and Himalayan culture. Serenity Ridge Retreat Center, headquarters of Ligmincha International, now has its own stupa—the first Bön stupa in the United States and Ligmincha’s fifth stupa worldwide.
If you live close to Serenity Ridge, you are welcome to join others in the area for social events, volunteer work, classes and other activities. To be added to the local sangha email list so you can be notified about upcoming events, email email@example.com.
New volunteers are always needed and most welcome at Serenity Ridge Retreat Center, headquarters of Ligmincha International, and to serve the larger organization. We depend on the assistance of committed volunteers to help in running many of our day-to-day operations and other functions.
A special photo tribute to Kunzang Khang, the beautifully designed multipurpose building at Serenity Ridge, and its project manager Grover Overstreet, appears in the October issue of Voice of Clear Light.
Join us November 8–10 for a special retreat with His Eminence Menri Ponlop Trinley Nyima Rinpoche. He will teach on the topic “Pith Instructions from the Golden Advice,” based on the ancient sage and lama Drenpa Namkha’s succinct advice to dzogchen practitioners.
Registration is now open for the Winter Retreat with Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, beginning the evening of December 26, 2019. “Dzogchen Practice Retreat: Turning Inward” will offer participants a primarily silent retreat that will facilitate turning inward and resting in the nature of mind.
The early-bird registration discount for the Serenity Ridge Fall Retreat on the of “Guidance for Living and Dying” with Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche has been extended until September 1. Participants who register by September 1 will receive a $50 discount off the cost of registration.
Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche’s 2020 Schedule by Date is listed below, with location, teaching topic and contact information. Additional dates and information will be added as they become available. Rinpoche’s schedule of online events, including his live Facebook broadcasts, can be found at Rinpoche’s new CyberSangha website and at Ligmincha Learning and GlideWing.
A new six-week self-guided online course with 3 Doors senior teacher Gabriel Rocco will be offered December 6, 2019–Jan 17, 2020 (with a break on December 27). This course will support participants in recognizing patterns of inner and outer speech and how to use precision of attention to rest in powerful, transformative inner silence.